Paprika Barbecue Tofu Triangles

This is a simple tofu recipe that can be served with Jasmine rice, rice noodles or used in a Buddha bowl. For a short cut version store bought bbq sauce may be used as well @sarchakra

PREP TIME: 10 mins

COOK TIME: 20 mins



  • Tofu 14 oz
  • Olive oil 3 tbsp
  • Smoked Paprika 2 tbsp
  • Rice flour 4 tbsp
  • Red chili flakes
  • BBQ sauce (see below)


  • Squeeze water out of tofu and slice into triangles. Combine salt, paprika, chili flakes, rice flour and rub on tofu.
  • Heat olive oil. Pan fry tofu triangles for 4-5 minutes till golden on both sides. Keep aside. 
  • In the same oil add the bbq sauce and stir sautéd tofu. Serve immediately. 

BBQ sauce:

  • Cider vinegar 3 tbsp 
  • Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp 
  • Smoked paprika 2 tsp 
  • Tomato sauce 15 oz 
  • Tomato paste  1/4 cup 
  • Garlic powder 2 tsp 
  • Onion powder 1 tsp 
  • Dry mustard 1 tsp 
  • Tabasco sauce 2 tbsp  
  • Sweet chili sauce 2 tbsp 
  • Brown sugar 1 tbsp 
  • Honey 1 tbsp 

Method: BBQ sauce

  • Combine all the bbq sauce ingredients in a pan and cook for 6-7 mins till it thickens. Set aside. 
Pan fried paprika tofu
Paprika BBQ Tofu Triangles

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